[openstack-dev] swift client for Xen on dom0

Chmouel Boudjnah chmouel at chmouel.com
Wed Jan 23 12:00:28 UTC 2013

Hi Nikhil,

I would definitively go for options 2 having to redo a swiftclient would
not be very useful. What are the pain point about option 2?

We have as well a Swift meeting tonight (Wed/23) if you want to come talk
with the swift core about it.


On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 12:29 AM, Nikhil Komawar <
nikhil.komawar at rackspace.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> We have a review patch in Nova https://review.openstack.org/#/c/17803/,
> which is making us contemplate on the best possible way to communicate with
> swift from the dom0. The two  options mentioned below have pros and cons:-
> 1. either emulate swift client
> 2. or install python-swiftclient on dom0
> On trying out both on them, we have realized some pain points involved in
> deployment and maintenance process. Also, as John has correctly pointed out
> in the review, we need to keep in mind about having the same code in 2
> different places, especially for security fixes.
> Your opinions and comments would be greatly appreciated and we wish to
> discuss about this in the XenAPI IRC meeting on Wednesday Jan 23rd as well.
> thanks,
> -Nikhil
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